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Casey Rudzinski, Ph.D

Research Coordinator


Dr. Casey Rudzinski is a postdoctoral fellow in scientific communications and community engagement at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). In his postdoctoral role, he serves as assistant to the director of Community Engagement and Programming for the Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute. He received his doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in education from Northcentral University and researched social-emotional wellness in education-based athletics, assessing areas such as mental health literacy and community resources. Along with a Master's degree in Sport Management from Mount St. Mary's University in Emmitsburg (MD) and a Bachelor's Degree in Sport and Recreation Management from Temple University in Philadelphia (PA), Rudzinski has spent more than a decade in athletics, K-12 education, and community relations. He decided to pursue graduate work in psychology (interdisciplinary studies in human behavior) with a focus on mental health advocacy while coaching high school basketball and teaching in Maryland. Dr. Rudzinski is certified in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and has made it his mission to better understand where resources can be allocated for interscholastic athletics including athletic directors, coaches, and student-athletes.

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